William Roy Lyman

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William Roy Lyman

11 seasons
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Canton Bulldogs (Pre-NFL - NFL)

Canton Bulldogs (Pre-NFL - NFL)


1922-1923, 1925
Cleveland Bulldogs (NFL)

Cleveland Bulldogs (NFL)


1924
Frankford Yellowjackets (NFL)

Frankford Yellowjackets (NFL)


1925

(Nebraska)...6'2'', 233...William Roy Lyman. . .Very agile, large for his day. . . Pioneered more sophisticated defensive play with shifting, sliding style. . .Starred on four title teams: 1922-1923 Canton, 1924 Cleveland, 1933 Bears. . . Joined Bears for barnstorming tour after 1925 season. . .Played on only one losing team in 16 seasons of college, pro ball. . .Born November 30, 1898 in Table Rock, Nebraska. . .Died December 28, 1972, at age of 74.